Learn about an important tool making material that came from volcanoes.

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Obsidian was a strong tool material that was valued and traded by the Northern Cheyenne. Included is a story of how they learned about obsidian from three boys.

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Versatile tool making material (0:15)

Widely traded commodity (1:14)

An old story about three boys  and obsidian (1:48)